Maritime News
On 13th November 2015, Southwestern Steering Committee held “Logistics conference on enhancing logistics services in the Mekong Delta to survey and propose logistics development strategies for Mekong Delta in term 2015 – 2020 up to 2030.
Promoting export to optimise market opportunities is the main theme of the Export Promotion of Vietnam Forum 2015, held recently in Hanoi. The event is one of the significant activities, contributing to a series of cooperation programmes and promoting trade and investment in Vietnam in the framework of Vietnam International Trade Fair - Vietnam Expo 2015.
Overall economic – social development plan of Hochiminh city until 2020, the city will expand toward 2 main directions – to the east and to the south. According to the decision of the government, Hochiminh city will adopt the central – multi polar model, with the central area as the urban city, and 4 developing polars.
CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) and Pacific International Lines (PIL) will launch a north east Asia, Australia/New Zealand service from Shanghai in early November.
Viet Nam's export turnover rose sharply last year and in the first half of 2014, but challenges in legal and administrative procedures and other risks remain for enterprises.
SHIPPING lines are seeking a general freight rate hike to stick in July on the Asia-Europe trade after prices on services to northern Europe picked up steam.
Europe’s major ocean carriers, ports and shippers are urgently rethinking their business strategies following the shocking news that Chinese antitrust authorities had rejected an application by Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM to join forces in the P3 Network.
CARRIERS expecting 2014 to be the year when capacity and rates improve are likely to be disappointed, says North Carolina's BB&T Capital Markets analyst Thom Albrecht.
Members of the G6 Alliance have released details on port rotations for the proposed service expansion to the Asia-North America West Coast and transatlantic trade lanes that was announced in early December.
THE Port of Long Beach has posted a 1.4 per cent year-on-year decline in January container throughput to 528,884 TEU while the neighbouring Port on Los Angeles enjoyed 2.5 per cent increase to 685,550 TEU.
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